Dessie Scott School serves 44 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is <50% (which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≤20% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Kentucky state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Black), which is equal to the Kentucky state average of 23% (majority Black).

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School Overview

Dessie Scott School's student population of 44 students has grown by 41% over five school years.
The teacher population of 3 teachers has declined by 25% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-12
Total Students
44 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
3 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Dessie Scott School is 0.38, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (KY)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
<50%
46%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(17-18)
≤20%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
16:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
2%
7%
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Black
16%
10%
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White
77%
77%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.38
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Eligible for Free Lunch
93%
55%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, KY Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • School Type: Alternative school
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Students: 44 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 23%
  • Math Proficiency
    : <50% (Top 50% in KY)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : ≤20% (Top 1%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.38 (Top 30%)

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